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Presents a bibliometric analysis of the literature in the field of Pediatric Nursing as indexed the MEDLINE data which covered in the Pubmed for the period 2013-2017. It is observed that a total of 5853 records in the MEDLINE data covered by Pubmed on ‘Pediatric Nursing’. Maximum numbers of records were published during 2016, followed by the years 2015 and 2017. It was found that majority of records covered by Journal Article; followed by Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't, Review, Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural, Editorial, Randomized Controlled Trial, News etc. Relative Growth Rate (RGR) has shown decreasing trend and the Doubling Time (Dt) has shown an increasing trend throughout the study period. 20 core journals grouped in zone 1, the second zone comprises of 123 journals and 677 journals grouped in the third zone. 820 journals produced 3293 journal articles in the literature of Pediatric Nursing. 143 journals were identified as core journals in the field of pediatric nursing. Out of the 143 journals produced 2254 journal articles in the literature of Pediatric Nursing, United States is dominating the first position with 76 journals; England in the second position, Iran in the third position, Australia in the fourth position and Brazil in the fifth position.



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